“The San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild (SJMAG) is a diverse, professional, cross-cultural arts organization, that serves the community by presenting traditional and contemporary performing arts to Silicon Valley. We offer professional theatre productions, arts education programs, artists in residence, art festivals, special events, and arts enrichment programs for all ages.”

Artists in Residence


Tabia, based in San Jose, is in its twentieth season of performances in the Bay Area. The name Tabia, is a Swahili word for “talented”, and represents the creativity, devotion and diversity of the Ensemble’s pool of artists. Find out more.


Teatro Familia Aztlan’s artistic vision is committed to developing and performing new productions based on the artistic history of ancient and contemporary Chicano/Mexicano and Latino culture. Find out more.


Maiko’s powerful performances uniquely fuse African, Latin and Brazilian drums and percussion instrumentstd spoken word to celebrate and honor the triumphs and achievements of women of diverse cultures. Find out more.


SJMAG’s Arts Education Program offers enrichment classes in school, after-school and summertime to children of all ages with hands on experience in Performing Arts. We offer dance, theater and music classes that are in line with the California Visual and Performing Arts Standards. Find out more.

SJMAG Vendor Information

17th Annual Day of the Dead Festival–Dia de los Muertos, Sunday, October 26, 2014
  • Location:

    San Jose State University’s Karet Plaza, behind the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library at the corner of San Fernando and 4th Streets, 150 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95112.

    All vendors to set-up between 10:00am and 11:00am.
    Procession arrives between 11:30am and 12:00 noon.
  • Criteria:

    Day of the Dead vendor sales is limited to arts & crafts made by the artist selling them and should be in the theme of Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos.

    Vendors must supply their own tent(s), table(s), chair(s), light(s), power strip(s), generator, and extension cord(s) for their booth. SJMAG will not be held responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged items. FOOD VENDORS must supply SJMAG with their Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health certificate and receipt of payment for a special event as well as a business license for final approval by the University.

    Food Vendors must have tents that cover three walls, a cover for underneath the booth, water to clean utensils and pass an inspection by the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health the day of the event. In the event that SJMAG is charged for additional inspection time, the vendor will be charged the added expense.
  • Forms of payment accepted:

    Check, Money Order, Cash or Credit Card via PayPal. The vendor fee is non-refundable and must be paid in full with your application. The fees collected for vendor booths go toward the production of this FREE community event. We reserve the right to refuse any vendor.
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  • You can pay the vendor fee now and complete your application via PayPal. Payments by check, money order, or cash must be received in order to complete the application and to be considered for participation.
  • Participation Agreement

    By signing this online application, the applicant (“Vendor”) agrees to the terms and conditions described in Criteria (“Agreement”). This Agreement shall become a binding contract by and between the San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild (“SJMAG”) and the applicant for a booth space and/or participation at the Day of the Dead Festival / Día de los Muertos (“Festival”), which is scheduled to take place as described above.
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